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The Trump administration has increasingly been favouring US technology firms over Indian firms to issue a majority of the 85,000 work permits for technology workers. Go to Source
According to the draft policy, Twitter may place a notice next to Tweets that share synthetic or manipulated media if it sees such media that purposely tries to mislead or confuse people. Go to Source
Kalanick's new venture City Storage Systems, which runs CloudKitchens, is building an India team Go to Source
"We felt solving for language in India is going to be very important. Already, non-English tweets are 50% of overall tweets" Maheshwari said. Go to Source
Experts highlight major challenges in executing full background checks of workers in the absence of organised data sources Go to Source
WeWork will divest from five non-core businesses, including Meetup, the online community event organizer that it bought in 2017 Go to Source
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Friday said it was unwilling to work with ecommerce marketplaces Flipkart and Amazon to develop small offline traders. Go to Source
Multinational technology and digital companies may have to cough up a minimum level of corporate tax. The OECD seeks to use financial accounts as a starting point for determining the tax base and provide guidance to MNCs. Go to Source
RBI also said that it will ask banks to not charge savings bank customers a fee for NEFT transactions from January Go to Source
BigBasket says sales jumped 60% to cross Rs 3,200 cr in FY19, targets Rs 5,300 cr this fiscal Go to Source
Gupta joins Google from Star and Disney India where he was serving as the managing director Go to Source
Warns of strict action if online marketplaces don’t comply with rules Go to Source
AngelList will manage the legal and regulatory aspects of raising capital and investing it, while the byte-sized funds will be able to use its technology platform to manage their investments. Go to Source
Losses not from discounting, but due to investments in ops: Flipkart, Amazon to govt Go to Source
Nudged by the Hi-Tech Act in 2010 that forced US medical records to get digitised, this is now a global trend across Europe and pockets of Asia, throwing open new business opportunities for tech providers. Go to Source
In a mix of bravado and practicality that’s vintage Son, the billionaire opened his speech by describing the earnings announcement as "not good at all." He then said that turning around WeWork would be "simple" and that his team...
Uber has been racing to catch up to Waymo in the development of software and hardware to install in cars and trucks to allow for driverless taxi and delivery services. Go to Source
SoftBank MD Deep Nishar wants portfolio firms to chase profits, not just growth Go to Source
Goyal asks Amazon to engage closely with kiranas; DPIIT seeks road map from etailers Go to Source
The government is of the view that the lawsuit by Facebook is aimed at pushing back attempts by several governments, including India, to bring about regulation on traceability. Go to Source
The Bengaluru-headquartered IT services company’s margins have dropped significantly under CEO Salil Parekh, as it boosted investments to drive growth. Go to Source
Whistleblowers claim CEO Salil Parekh hid information from the auditors to boost margin. Go to Source
Profitability across these new businesses will however only come from cost discipline and high utilisation Go to Source
Secure messaging alternatives see download spike in India after snooping scandal while FB-owned app slips to 4th slot on Google Play Go to Source
The committee has sent a list of questions to Amazon, Flipkart and other e-commerce companies, and it expects answers to these during next week’s meeting, according to a source. Go to Source
The government has proposed a more balanced principle for the taxation of such companies based on place of revenue generation. India has submitted its concerns to OECD. All countries have to agree for the rules to be enforced. Go to...
VCC is a new legal entity form or structure for all types of investment funds in Singapore. It can be formed as a single standalone fund, or as an umbrella fund with two or more subfunds, each holding different...
The ministry of corporate affairs plans to allow startups to issue 50% of their paid-up capital as sweat equity and extend the period of exemptions from other regulatory filings for up to 10 years instead of five now. Go to...
Sources familiar with the developments have attributed the significant rise in revenue and profit to a shift to the local selling structure for its advertising model in October 2018. Go to Source
Consumers preferred online shopping due to high discount, wide reach in smaller markets where offline distribution is still weak, faster deliveries and a plethora of nocost finance offers. Go to Source
Singh was overall responsible for people, talent, rewards, and learning and development at the Walmart-owned ecommerce company. She reported to Krishnamurthy. Go to Source
As per industry estimates, the trucking industry alone in the country is around $100 billion in size, with only 30-40% of the space financed by the organised sector. Go to Source
Restaurants pay higher fees if they want to be listed more prominently, or if they use the services to deliver the orders placed through them. Go to Source
The latest development could mean further delays in the launch of WhatsApp's payment feature, which is yet to pass the test of compliance with India's financial authorities, experts said. Go to Source
WhatsApp lawsuit reveals how private equity firms play key roles in the growth of surveillance tech companies. NSO cofounders did a classic management buyout of the company from San Francisco-based PE firm Francisco Partners. Go to Source
At least three of Uber's corporate clients told ET that they had earlier faced issues regarding tax deductions to Uber's foreign entity, resulting in delayed payments to the ride hailing app. Go to Source
Technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning will help fill the gap of India's “missing middle”, Chandrasekaran writes is his latest book. Go to Source
WhatsApp had told the courts that its systems are fully encrypted, a situation akin to a locked room to which no one, including the messaging company, has the key, according to the letter-petition. Go to Source
Behind the smooth content delivery on video streaming platforms lies a superfast and smart technological production, starring encryption, cloud, compression, CDN & decoding. Go to Source
WhatsApp's response to the government on Friday comes amid allegations that it had withheld information about Indian citizens being among those affected by the widespread hacking. Go to Source
A genome is a person’s complete set of DNA, including all genes with more than 3 billion DNA base pairs. Genome sequencing will lead to precision medication, instead of clinicians giving drugs based on collective knowledge. Go to Source
Payment delays have for long been a huge problem for India Inc. Last year, an EY report estimated that Rs 1.8L cr was trapped in India Inc’s balance sheet mostly as receivables. Go to Source
WhatsApp says it had told India about hack; govt officials say they failed to tell that Indian citizens were affected by it Go to Source
The deal, a five-year exclusive commercial partnership, is similar to the one Amazon had struck with travel booking platform Cleartrip in May this year Go to Source
Cybersecurity firms have in the past found the Pegasus software in both the Apple and Android operating systems. Go to Source
While most companies are keeping a tighter rein on recruitment, many who are still in the market are preferring to hire from top, branded B-schools. Go to Source
Overall expenses went down to $2.4 billion, from $6.6 billion last year, due to a steep decline in finance costs. Go to Source
ShopClues is being acquired by Singapore-based ecommerce platform Qoo10 in an all-stock deal, transaction includes payment arm Momoe. Go to Source
Improved mobile connectivity, increased digital solutions for Goods and Services Tax and digital payments are supporting the growing demand Go to Source
Consumers made up for initial slowdown during the run-up to the festival with last-minute buys Go to Source
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